Instrumentation and control

City functions can be made "smart" through technologies we call Enablers. As a Technology Enabler, Instrumentation and Control is one of the digital underpinnings of a smart city as you'll read in this section.

Making Urban Data Usable Via Cloud Technology

Sat, 2015-04-25 13:24 -- SCC Staff

The Urban Software Institute, [ui!] has developed a cloud-based application that processes traffic-relevant data. The solution analyses the sensor data transmitted by traffic guidance systems at intersecting roads and makes them available in almost real time. Read this case study on results experienced in Darmstadt, Germany.

Black & Veatch World Headquarters Microgrid

Thu, 2015-03-19 14:49 -- SCC Staff

Black & Veatch believes in microgrid technology so much that it installed a microgrid in its Rodman Innovation Pavilion at its World Headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas. This 30,000-square-foot building features a microturbine, solar PV, geothermal technology and battery storage as you'll see in this video tour.